Tuesday, April 17, 2007

The Botanic Gardens



The Botanic Gardens are located in Independence Park and include the Rose Garden, the Crape Myrtle Garden, the Sensory Garden, and the Louisiana Iris Garden. Although the site is governed by the Baton Rouge Recreation and Park Commission (BREC), most of the planting and maintenance of the gardens is done by a team of volunteers. The gardens are free and open to the public each day from 7:00 a. m. until sundown. Above is the main gazebo in the Rose Garden, which has served as the altar for a few weddings!

2 comments:

Bleeding Orange said...

Seems like a really lovely place!

Tara said...

It's not very large at all, but it's very nice! When the weather is pleasant, it's a great place for a picnic lunch...